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market why not. why not what's really happening to the global economy with much stronger or no holds barred look at the global financial headline news. report on r.g.p. . can argue and this is up to you which of the week's top stories are tough on america's most wanted terrorist is killed by its troops bringing cheering crowds on to the street but leaving some puzzled by inconsistences in the united states a version of events also refusal to show pictures of osama bin laden's body at fueling conspiracy theories. nato members look at finding support for the libyan rebels with washington planning to release gadhafi is frozen assets of russia of wars their allies involvement is getting dangerously close to
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a ground invasion. here in times and troops are resisted by defined protesters as security forces in two more cities in forcing intensifying government suppression of nationwide demonstrations in washington around the you deploying more sanctions against the regime for the brutal crackdown with human rights groups claiming around eight hundred have been killed. and also prepares to roll out the big guns for their annual growing victory day parade on she's looking a big highlights from the rehearsals talking to survivors and exploring how today's younger generations feel about their fight for freedom. and ahead of the event he spoke to some of the survivors from german concentration camps who still remember the immense relief they felt on their liberation by soviet soldiers.
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it was a spring like many others a light looks cherries and nightingales. but those who fold their way across the country liberating town after town can feel it just a village remember it differently the nightingale sang the cherries and the women seemed to. be poised and cheap stumps by made international offices in the to study decently at that she said you're a life v.a. but there were dead nandi so nearly before we found hugh jackman at. least the bulk of its liberators including soviet soldiers and their rebuilt national armies with bread and milk flowers and women braces. rushed to me and hugged me so hard. i was so happy when she finally like go to
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a city for. everybody shot for any kind of weapon for signal pistols to machine guns to fit right into the air. romantic welcome liberates us millions of civilians caught in concentration camps and occupied. some soldiers have missed their victory day but those who had not lived to see the spring of nine hundred forty five women more realized and saw still to this day. the spring of nine hundred forty four years ago before the end of the second world war the red army has freed soviet territory from nazi occupation and is now pushing across the mountains the soldiers struggle through the snow down passes. a war of fear. depeche the enter prague all still occupied by the germans
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i'm still waiting for the liberation of. kosovo a check you was waiting for the liberating soldiers she was fifteen years old and living in tennessee and it was called a town but it was actually more of a concentration camp and martha was one of one hundred forty thousand people waiting for the decision to see in their face more often than not people were sent to auschwitz to face execution meanwhile tellers and children were not allowed to read the pictures all saying. that be that r.l. schachter and musician. excuse me now here has a lot of bright the case and also the requiem with us in a space and that is men like to say they juice in a requiem for themselves. this is how the secret music lessons were held in tatters
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and. these drawings belong to mother's friend of ace of a she slept in the adjacent bed elgar enjoyed her sketching everything around her but keeping it hidden and their images paints a vivid picture of life in terrorism. thank god they began this is where we washed the thought that there was no bathroom just a towel and water only cold water and even then it was spotty. the young girls quarters were here they were kept separate from their parents and the day time goes worked in the fields in the evening they got together in a small room to read aloud to each other in a camp like this a book was a prized possession of. a r five zero five. that was my transport number. edition shelf like these were another great treasure
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we paid to put them in a prince haiti yes we gave breath for them to put things under the mattress if we needed to sniff them out there was no irony that the top bunk was the best place to sleep most of the box with them but at least nothing fallon's you while you were asleep but on the lower bunk all kinds of stuff delany you whenever they want to tell that to people slept in the space and terrorising but isn't a s. ten p. it all shared the same space it in auschwitz. says terrorism was a resort compared to auschwitz. her brother and parents and her friend helga was sent to auschwitz in the autumn of nine hundred forty four. while czech polish jewish or gypsy children were being herded in gas chambers german children little guides going to school learning to draw cans and sing the songs they sang were not sound like. show of pneumonia mothers is
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a collection of songs sung by members of people or you're going to the boys know that it was published in nineteen thirty six one of the songs goes something like this one and we want to march on moscow over we want to be moscow as soon as we can all but the bolsheviks feel all strange and little wilder oses pave the way of hitler's men killing for russia will flood. but by late one nine hundred forty four hardly anyone sang this song again. it was military chiefs had just won a touchdown teams going to the red army launched an offensive on the frontline from the cup a few mountains to the black sea liberating european cities. romania became the first country to release from its not sing like man. himself the troops brought peace to bulgaria.
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conan suffered laughs the hardest of its history men were executed or sent down slaves women aged between fifteen and twenty five percent to brothels for them not soldiers older women were sent to factories gas chambers. he was the. one he was made you will soak you with the night you vote for a political prisoner i told you i think that you have you had occasion to meet all the prisoners will survive and. even the best guide in the world will be clean us about conditions here compared to a man who survived the ordeal for two years each day tell you some regions he looked at the black smoke billowing from the criminal rims chimneys inhaled the noisy aging sweet odor and waited for his term. just they read out the list of people who are supposed to know where you went to the
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guest chambers there were only thirteen of us left. and the man who went to the guest chamber was the one who had occupied a bungalow me. he had been a teacher before. poland about how we died he said and went to the guest chamber. i was fitz was operated like a well oiled machine nothing was wasted trousers shoes spectacles given human teeth everything was put to use toys were sent to german children german women was sold weeks made from the hair of the dead. from my block i could see the cam band playing on the plot cone three tween the crematorium and the hassle. with their system in the service staff and ok surely
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the officers' wives in attendance. and they enjoyed the performance knowing full well that people were being burnt in a criminal. some might find it all of the polish publishers have produced a comic book about the history of auschwitz it's a need to get the message across to those not interested in either museums or history books added that. meanwhile the editor tells me she's done it on purpose in order to attract more attention here you know people read all the books and put them aside but they leaf through this book again and again the ground. penus if knew the stories characters personally edward kalinski was polish and millions in the town was a jewish woman the comic is called the romeo and juliet of auschwitz she was twenty six years old names twenty one. the fact they found over the death factory as auschwitz was known was remarkable that they could escape was incredible an s.s.
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officer had given it with a german uniform but his happiness with malia lasted just twelve days when they were then called. as well as was hanged in canal. where he also wanted to hang. but she didn't let them. she cut her veins with a piece of irony that happened to be at hand. you know what. when the s.s. man was about it put the noose around her neck just him. own story is unique he was one of the first to arrive at auschwitz as inmate number one hundred twenty one and he was lucky enough to leave the camp alive on top of that each day he had to resist an excruciating temptation he was serving as the personal barber of the camp's commander rudolf hess for years people have wanted
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the answer to just one question. more upon her bargain they say ok you service her says daughter you always had a razor in your hands you might have taken him by the hair and cut his throat i am willing to bet i respond yes i might have on a bus would have been the result. moira you know they would have killed all my family and of all the camps people. these people survived the concentration camps but they still don't understand how they made it through. the course of us says teachers helped a lot educating youngsters in secret to try and retain their dignity. and most his friends helped her by composing songs and making jokes for the humor was dark like this song written by children in terrorism. and said she didn't
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have a whole called terrorising verite with three quarters of bread no one can win with just to survive who can ask will know it stings its wild its war. on terrorism in surviving children a vow to wear butterfly pins on their jackets and dresses for as long as they live this is because they never saw butterflies in the concentration camps instead just fleas and bed bugs and even today were not a ghost a restaurant she orders a lot of food she has still not yet overcome her fear of hunger and she certainly still has a sweet tooth. abby please give me that one these are nice and i think i know for sure they are take these two and just one more day. of the fifteen thousand children who went through terrace in the known to death camps only ninety eight survived to see liberation.
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culture is that so much knowledge about the field and i think if you have a really incredible what is happen to be a war movement there are plenty of wars being fought though with far fewer protesters was the anti-war movement just. wealthy british style design. that's not on the. markets why not. find out what's really happening to the global economy in cars a report on r.t. . belgrade in one nine hundred forty four it was yugoslavia's capital the country had already enjoyed three years of occupation yugoslav freedom fighters had been fiercely resisting the nazi regime and its collaborators from the inside. the
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germans often send their best divisions to overpower the freedom fighters who were under the command of marshall tito who fullback busily despite a lack of weapons or the most basic military technology. today the story of the resistance movement struggle is found in the open and military museum in something about great. but i don't know why no one thought of the gist of it ends as world war two with a few tanks it had gotten from france and you know this country was more the noising its weaponry at the time. could see and hear telltale signs of approaching soviet tanks in the girl first they had a deafening noise then they saw smoke and dust rising above the horizon and finally they sold enormous monsters of tanks his numbers and capabilities were well above any of the tanks that had appeared in the balkans before the serbs were simply
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stunned by the soviet tanks. in october nineteenth forty four red army troops isaf resistance fighters to the right to belgrade street after street block after block of the town to free. these veterans like strolling through belgrade doctors recommended for their health that they enjoy it because it makes them feel young as they walk through the streets where they used to fight the germans. radio on and see what they've done to our popular front street where there was a victorious uprising in one nine hundred forty one that is a renamed it queen natalie street they should have changed the name they should've left it once he's right they have no business changing names history shouldn't be changed. there are quite a few streets of belgrade bearing two names it so happens that one of the streets is officially known as southern. but local people still call it red army street to
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avoid confusion the authorities decided to put up signs bearing both names. from what i hear a tall old eight thousand russians died in serbia. all the time i'll tell you was only tanks troops where there is in a very large pit dug here between this monument and this place that was two days after the liberation of belgrade. a convoy of twenty four tanks went through the streets tank. with a body of a soviet tanks man. there was a band playing at the front of the convoy. told. managers. oh my.
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pleasure and say today's belgrade is very different from the city of nine hundred forty four. after the war the serbian capital was rebuilt like many other european says he's but no other city in eastern europe suffered as much as. hitler's orders the polish capital was to be razed to the ground those instructions were carried out with determination. today it's hard to imagine that here where these beautiful streets squares and restored castles now stand they used to be just broken rocks people completely rebuilt their city stone by stone. so ease deserted how you. the german side driving people go to the left bank of the river once again the city has been systematically destroyed street after street and
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it house after house and the buildings are being blown up and burnt all plainly all the ceiling is being raised to the ground. the nazis made infantry's of old buildings that had survived air raids and blew them up in accordance with it's clear cut chad duell they made a special point of destroying historical buildings and architectural landmarks as a matter of priority not see arts experts prepared a special register just for this purpose. it was only a cruel if the entire all the castle was in ruins that's just you nineteen forty five zero zero three and then some small structural elements were left over them and that. also separation was different from other cities in january nine hundred forty five the red army drove the occupiers out and entered warsaw but unlike elsewhere the
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local population didn't line the streets to welcome soviet soldiers the bowditch capital was a deserted city only a day after the german retreat the first refugees began returning to what was left of their capital poland suffered much more than any other european country it was also a cuboid longer than others here the second world war started when the nazis attacked on september the first nineteen thirty nine but many historians on the war began much. to shift i've not probably refer to as nobody wants to discuss him long enough my dominik agreement for instance when it was dismembered way might well be considered an earlier starting to eat for the war in other oldster. could be the one slows national socialist germany not swallowed up austria or money after. almost the
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thirteenth one thousand nine hundred thirty eight hitler triumphantly entered vienna but the un truce was not a civilized action it was a cow a full military absorption. the war came to an end for many european sounds in the spring of one nine hundred forty five on april the thirteenth the german surrendered in vienna the city of mozart and strasse was free again austria regained its independence people everywhere distillate traces of the anschluss welcomes the soviet liberating troops and dumped waltzes in the town squares. the fighting continued in neighboring czechoslovakia on may the fifth people in prague staged an uprising they flew the national flag from windows and built barricades. radio prog called on the city's residents to stand up to the hardships of the war was lost hours.
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of the time lost a fourth of a was a seventeen year old miss. eastman said we were targeted even when we went out to pick up the wounded for example although we were aware enough armbands with the red cross on them three letting. when do you plan to connect some that soon for the wounded we found ourselves on the side to. there were many dead and wounded people than me having. they were the final casualties of the war's last days german troops under the command of the experienced field marshal general seana we're gradually pulling back westwards as they continue fighting with the resistance general knew that the red army was approaching and he had no desire to surrender to soviet troops. there were german troops in what appeared to be three hospital trains. they were
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right here. and they were marked as hospital trains but in fact they were not but are the germans had weapons with them. they were not going to surrender even though the war was over. they wanted to get to the americans at any cost they were scared of fresh troops and. soviet troops entered praga made the mines today's progs still dotted with small memorial markers like this hand raised to given of the inscription says we will stay committed they signify the resistance fighters died here. cemetery it's here that red army soldiers have died liberating praga buried. the body now hello. i see you've laid flowers on this green.
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well. i first came here a long time ago a young girl out here i don't even know if her relatives know that she lies here there was something that was a flower in her grave and the she was about twenty two years old i think. such a long way from home. and many of those who lie here live just long enough to hear the word victory possum on their ranks and even had a brief chance to celebrate but they were killed by german snipers who stayed behind after the others and the remnants of the nazi war machine continued to slaughter soldiers weeks after the german surrender. and those who survived still get together. there's a sinister sea org. for my check i'm something that some just me tell sometimes just celebrate public holidays will simply to talk. i'm going to shut can't help
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yourself from the trolling please journey. there. were no these men out there let me give you the medal of czechoslovakia's legionnaires until as a keepsake. i'm quite happy although i don't wear them you know. believe you do i you can see i've only got one on. the show each other newspaper cuttings photos of their children their grandchildren and of course themselves in these photos their in their prime wearing them in a tree. hugger sounds well well no idea looking at here is a sheer pleasure in the years i was there. they recall the last days of the war and victory day in such painstaking detail it's as though it was only yesterday it was not so good surely we will. given good food just imagine
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a regiment enjoying the siege of leningrad but here the guys are given milk. bones there are so fresh you can squeeze them and they pop back to their original shape that's what i call a feast authorities but we stuck to fire a german tanks. just the earth of my country and it stuck to my lips. somewhat to moses to wed them medals take pride in wearing them they're always happy to tell about how they had each of them. the veterans insists that the young must learn about that. war is obvious middle is for valor this one is for services to the country this one is for brotherhood and unit see them in the war it why do you go slow people's army. veterans tell young people about the stories of those who missed their victorious shots of vodka about those who died liberating
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cities and countries from fascism about those who couldn't hear the mighty gals singing in the spring of nine hundred forty five who couldn't watch the minutes form the tanks the sea those who kissed the liberating soldiers oh hundreds of songs in many languages have been dedicated to these war heroes they didn't live to see the piece of their memory lives on in. l. . they
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faced this is not a provocation but more of. a force it should step is what you should disapprove to trieste because they have no idea about the hardships to face. one it is this is it is awful to these things for any army to life abuse me is the most precious thing in the world. is of so.


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